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Fast File Copying In Windows 7

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Here is a quick Windows tip for the day. Do you know that there is a tool in Windows 7 that offers to copy multiple files at once and faster than the ordinary copy operation? If you haven't heard of it then keep on reading. Robocopy tool ships with Windows 7 operating system that speed up the default copy operation by using multi thread when copying (by default, Windows use only one thread meaning one file at a time). Here's how to use it:

robocopy [sourcefolder] [destinationfolder] /MT:XX

[sourcefolder] is the folder that need to be copied, e.g. c:\new\
[destinationfolder] is the folder where the the files will be copied to
MT:XX the number of copy threads, e.g. MT:11 for eleven threads.

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